Country name 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
Antigua and Barbuda 12 11 11 11 10
St. Kitts and Nevis 12 12 11 11 10
Grenada 13 12 11 11 11
Mauritius 13 13 13 12 12
Brunei Darussalam 14 13 13 12 12
Gabon 14 13 14 13 13
St. Lucia 14 14 13 13 12
Barbados 16 15 14 14 13
Sao Tome and Principe 14 15 16 15 16
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 15 16 17 17 17
Tajikistan 14 16 16 15 14
Dominica 15 16 17 18 17
Guyana 16 17 18 19 19
Australia 18 18 17 16 16
Belarus 18 18 18 18 18
Suriname 18 19 20 21 21
Belize 18 20 21 22 21
Puerto Rico 21 20 18 18 17
Canada 21 20 20 19 19
Finland 21 21 20 20 20
New Zealand 22 22 21 21 20
Luxembourg 22 22 21 20 20
Trinidad and Tobago 20 22 22 21 20
Bhutan 21 23 21 21 20
Liberia 21 23 23 23 25
Cote d'Ivoire 20 23 23 22 20
Turkmenistan 24 24 23 23 23
Iceland 25 24 24 23 23
United Kingdom 25 24 24 24 23
Equatorial Guinea 25 24 23 24 22
Maldives 25 25 25 24 28
Ireland 26 25 24 24 23
Sweden 27 26 25 24 25
San Marino 27 26 26 25 25
Monaco 27 26 26 25 24
Vanuatu 26 26 25 25 24
Switzerland 28 26 26 26 25
Cameroon 26 27 27 27 28
Lithuania 27 27 26 27 27
Solomon Islands 28 27 27 26 26
United States 28 27 27 27 25
Japan 28 27 26 25 25
Singapore 29 28 27 27 31
France 30 28 28 27 27
Armenia 27 29 16 16 18
Germany 31 29 28 28 27
Estonia 30 29 26 25 26
Norway 30 29 29 26 26
Sierra Leone 27 30 30 31 32
Comoros 30 30 32 30 29
Faeroe Islands 32 31 31 30 29
Fiji 32 32 31 30 29
Congo, Rep. 28 32 31 33 30
Papua New Guinea 32 32 31 31 30
Bahrain 36 32 32 31 31
Denmark 35 33 31 31 30
Netherlands 33 33 31 31 31
Belgium 33 33 31 31 30
Syrian Arab Republic 31 34 33 32 32
Angola 35 34 35 35 35
Central African Republic 30 34 34 34 35
Qatar 38 34 32 33 37
Algeria 34 35 40 39 42
Austria 36 35 34 35 33
Kosovo 38 35 60 62 61
Croatia 38 35 35 35 36
Russian Federation 36 36 36 35 35
Poland 37 36 36 36 36
Slovak Republic 38 36 34 33 32
Paraguay 35 36 36 37 37
Slovenia 37 36 34 34 35
Togo 33 36 43 42 38
Mozambique 36 36 37 34 33
Guinea-Bissau 32 36 37 37 38
Spain 36 37 36 34 36
Guinea 33 37 37 37 38
Czech Republic 39 37 36 36 35
Dominican Republic 40 37 36 38 38
Burundi 37 38 40 38 37
Georgia 40 38 40 32 31
Azerbaijan 23 38 37 31 29
Uganda 38 38 40 38 37
Serbia 40 39 37 45 47
Kyrgyz Republic 38 39 40 40 38
Venezuela, RB 49 39 41 38 36
Rwanda 38 39 40 38 37
Uruguay 37 39 38 35 35
Moldova 42 40 40 40 38
Hungary 42 40 39 38 37
Italy 41 40 40 39 39
Costa Rica 42 40 40 50 48
South Africa 39 40 38 40 39
Djibouti 42 40 38 40 38
Oman 43 40 41 41 40
Portugal 39 41 37 36 38
Gambia, The 37 41 40 40 41
Ecuador 42 41 39 39 36
New Caledonia 44 42 41 40 40
Somalia 42 42 44 42 41
Cuba 43 42 43 42 41
Argentina 42 43 41 38 37
Uzbekistan 44 44 43 43 42
Andorra 47 45 45 43 42
Congo, Dem. Rep. 45 45 47 48 50
Romania 47 45 45 43 43
Thailand 44 46 43 42 43
Brazil 47 46 45 44 43
Lao PDR 46 46 47 46 48
Liechtenstein 48 46 46 44 42
Macao SAR, China 49 47 45 44 44
Malaysia 54 47 50 51 54
Haiti 47 47 47 48 49
Bulgaria 47 47 48 53 51
Latvia 48 48 45 45 45
Albania 35 48 48 50 47
Colombia 52 49 50 52 49
Swaziland 52 49 46 48 45
Iraq 54 49 50 49 51
Ukraine 51 50 51 50 53
Malta 51 51 49 50 43
Namibia 59 52 48 50 45
Mauritania 47 52 51 51 52
Niger 46 52 52 52 53
Philippines 57 54 54 51 49
Burkina Faso 48 54 53 54 55
Hong Kong SAR, China 50 54 47 44 42
Greece 58 54 54 56 53
Jamaica 55 55 53 56 51
Montenegro 58 55 51 53 51
Panama 59 55 54 58 53
Chad 49 55 55 55 57
Indonesia 55 56 56 55 57
Korea, Rep. 57 57 59 57 58
Nicaragua 60 58 61 60 56
Jordan 60 58 52 51 50
Mali 52 59 59 59 61
Kazakhstan 61 59 53 48 51
El Salvador 62 60 62 62 62
Kenya 58 60 67 61 60
Lesotho 60 60 63 59 57
Cyprus 63 61 62 60 58
Lebanon 56 62 58 61 55
Malawi 62 63 65 61 60
Madagascar 63 63 66 63 61
Israel 70 64 66 74 65
Mexico 65 64 62 61 60
Eritrea 67 67 70 68 67
Sri Lanka 69 67 68 65 78
Benin 66 68 65 67 67
Turkey 66 68 72 74 70
Cambodia 71 69 79 83 70
Zambia 74 70 69 69 70
Guatemala 59 70 80 80 84
Peru 72 71 72 70 70
Tanzania 67 71 66 66 67
Libya 73 72 71 69 74
Ethiopia 71 72 72 72 73
Chile 75 75 68 65 65
Afghanistan 71 75 71 68 67
Vietnam 82 78 78 76 73
Bolivia 84 81 80 82 80
Morocco 76 82 83 82 82
Honduras 70 86 89 93 97
Bosnia and Herzegovina 81 86 85 83 85
Ghana 93 88 82 84 88
Sudan 83 89 81 76 79
Macedonia, FYR 97 90 96 98 97
Yemen, Rep. 85 90 95 97 92
Bangladesh 103 100 108 113 117
China 99 101 102 99 98
Myanmar 89 103 104 102 102
Zimbabwe 111 109 101 105 102
Kuwait 121 117 113 111 109
Tunisia 124 121 122 121 116
India 120 121 118 116 116
United Arab Emirates 128 123 115 151 155
Nepal 129 139 135 134 124
Korea, Dem. Rep. 136 140 135 133 133
Saudi Arabia 147 145 141 137 135
Senegal 140 146 150 154 104
Egypt, Arab Rep. 161 151 148 142 141
Iran, Islamic Rep. 148 153 148 141 127
Nigeria 160 166 149 149 169
Pakistan 221 225 224 221 218
Botswana 226 227 227 219 210
Mongolia 241 248 247 255 260
Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
French Polynesia
Northern Mariana Islands
St. Martin (French part)
Greenland
South Sudan
Timor-Leste
Palau
Micronesia, Fed. Sts.
American Samoa
Tonga
Tuvalu
Cabo Verde
Isle of Man
Guam
Bermuda
Bahamas, The
Seychelles
Virgin Islands (U.S.)
Aruba
Samoa
Curacao
Turks and Caicos Islands
West Bank and Gaza
Marshall Islands
Kiribati
Cayman Islands

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